Caledonian record: Nearly 70 arrested at protest outside coal-fired power plant

“More than 200 protesters turned out for the rally and called for the coal-fired plant to be shut down. The protest came at the end of a week of climate demonstrations around the world calling for governments to do more to reduce carbon emissions.

The protest was organized by nonprofits such as 350 New Hampshire, Rights and Democracy, New Hampshire Youth Movement and Climate Disobedience.”

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US News: Nearly 70 Arrested at Protest Outside Coal-Fired Power Plant

“More than 200 protesters turned out for the rally and called for the coal-fired plant to be shut down. The protest came at the end of a week of climate demonstrations around the world calling for governments to do more to reduce carbon emissions.

The protest was organized by nonprofits such as 350 New Hampshire, Rights and Democracy, New Hampshire Youth Movement and Climate Disobedience.”

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Boston Globe: 67 Arrested at NH Climate Strike

“In a week of environmental activism around the world, nearly 70 protestors were arrested during a demonstration at power plant near New Hampshire’s capital Saturday, according to police.

Of a group of about 120 protesters, 67 were arrested for trespassing, a misdemeanor, outside Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H., between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m., Bow police said in a statement.

No injuries or damage to property were reported, police said.

A New Hampshire-based environmental activist group that helped organize the event, 350 New Hampshire Action, called the demonstration the largest environmental protest in the state since anti-nuclear rallies 40 years ago.”

 

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NECN: Protesters Arrested Outside Power Plant in New Hampshire

“Protesters were arrested en masse outside of a power plant in Bow, New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon.

Among a group of roughly 120 protesters, 67 were arrested for criminal trespass at the Merrimack Station, a class B misdemeanor for trespassing on posted property between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

No injuries or property damage was reported.

“The Town of Bow would like to thank our local, county, regional and state partners for their assistance in ensuring that safety remained the top priority for our community, and all those who gathered at the Merrimack Station,” Bow Chief of Police Margaret Lougee said.”

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CNN: Dozens of protesters arrested at New Hampshire coal plant

“Sixty-seven people protesting the use of fossil fuels were arrested Saturday after they trespassed at a coal plant in Bow, New Hampshire, city officials said in a news release.

The protesters were from 350 New Hampshire Action, a local affiliate of 350, which aims to end the use of fossil fuels, per the group’s website.
Approximately 120 protesters participated in the event at Merrimack Station, the city’s news release said, between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday. No injuries or damage to property were reported.
Those arrested face charges of criminal trespass, a class B misdemeanor, the news release said.”
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New Hampshire Public Radio: Dozens Arrested At Protest Outside New England’s Largest Coal Power Plant, In Bow, N.H.

“Sixty-seven people protesting the use of fossil fuels were arrested Saturday after they trespassed at a coal plant in Bow, New Hampshire, city officials said in a news release.

The protesters were from 350 New Hampshire Action, a local affiliate of 350, which aims to end the use of fossil fuels, per the group’s website.
Approximately 120 protesters participated in the event at Merrimack Station, the city’s news release said, between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday. No injuries or damage to property were reported.
Those arrested face charges of criminal trespass, a class B misdemeanor, the news release said.”
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CNN: Dozens of protesters arrested at New Hampshire coal plant

Sixty-seven people protesting the use of fossil fuels were arrested Saturday after they trespassed at a coal plant in Bow, New Hampshire, city officials said in a news release.

The protesters were from 350 New Hampshire Action, a local affiliate of 350, which aims to end the use of fossil fuels, per the group’s website.
Approximately 120 protesters participated in the event at Merrimack Station, the city’s news release said, between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday. No injuries or damage to property were reported.
Those arrested face charges of criminal trespass, a class B misdemeanor, the news release said.”

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